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Jul 25, 2011 4:30am EDT
. the big concern this morning, will the markets be spooked by all of this just over a week from the deadline? we're already seeing lower asian markets. and in an interesting twist, the high-level english official says that it's, in his words, the right wing nutters who are causing more of a threat to the world economy than problems in europe. amara? >> tracie potts in washington, thank you. >>> the man accused in the massacre and bomb attack in norway is asking for an open court hearing so he can explain himself according to his lawyer. anders breivik is due to be arraigned today. this as a shaken nation mourns the 93 victims who died. emma murphy from our english broadcast partner itv reports. >> reporter: in a country struggling to comprehend the events of the past days, there are few rituals to bring comfort. but hour after hour in the driving rain, the people of norway have lit candles and laid flowers in memory of their dead. they seek solace together, but it is a terrible shared pain. some of those who were injured in the ireland attack joined with norway's king and queen
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Jul 20, 2011 4:30am EDT
't know. >> reporter: at one point murdoch claimed his company is too big for him to know the details of each business. there could be more tough questions ahead for rupert and james murdoch. the british prime minister has called a judiciary inquiry, and they could be summoned for that, and there are some u.s. lawmakers who want their own hearing so they can question the media mogul himself on capitol hill. stephanie gosk, nbc news, london. >>> to washington now where lawmakers finally appear to be making some bipartisan process -- progress in the ongoing divide over what to do about the nation's debt limit. for the latest on that we go to nbc's tracie potts. she's in washington d.c. for us. >> reporter: just a glimmer of so-called gang of six, three democrats and republicans, who have been working together on a compromise. the plan on the table would cut $4 trillion from the deficit, lower taxes, but also bring in $1 trillion in new revenues by closing tax loopholes. both sides seem to like it at least as a first step. president obama calling this a very significant step in line with
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Jul 21, 2011 4:30am EDT
people on board, it looks like right now they're headed in the right direction towards a big plan, exactly what the president wanted. lynn. >> brian mooar there for us in washington. >>> now here's a look at other stories making news. a police chase in arizona ended with two suspects receiving quite a jolt. the brother and sister duo suffered the shocking reprecussions after refusing commands to surrender following a 30-mile pursuit. mri police tasered both and arrested them both further incident. >>> texas police are working around the clock to catch an armed bank robber dubbed the handsome guy bandit. he has robbed six banks wearing a life-like facial mask. they still have not been able to identify him. >>> just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water for one florida family it was anything but. a four foot gator got in a few laps before an animal control officer showed township remove him from the animal pool. he came from a canal located across the street. >>> finally, in minnesota soaring temperatures have created a new way to cook up some treats. look at that. a
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Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
, but the heat will be the big issue. here's the weather outside your door. we will continue to watch temperatures out there that will be on the hot side. kansas city 93 and pu ebb low at 99. 94 in orlando. the difference with florida is you will get a break and cool off. and the heat will continue through saturday and sunday. weekend forecast details coming up. >> also coming up, big ben takes the wind out of wall street sails. headlines are straight ahead. expectations are for a huge record-shattering weekend for the big screen harry potter. >> the nfl lock out is nearing an end and roger clemens trial is over. is there such a thing as a hangover sn if you are the yangees, the answer is yes. this is early today blap >> good morning and welcome back to early today. i'm lynn berry and here are the top headlines this morning. two delta airlines planes collided while taxiing at logan international airport causing damage to one of the plane's tails and the other's wing. one passenger was treated for a possible neck injury. >>> federal prosecutors say an army private was arrested after tr
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Jul 3, 2011 7:00am EDT
. that's well to the north. so we have this big area of high pressure in place. that's acting like a heat pump. so looking at high temperatures today, in the 90s for denver. 96 degree. triple digits in phoenix as well as dallas. looks like the heat wave will remain with us for several days to come. so for the fourth of july, yeah, it's going to be hot and the firecrackers. 80s and low 90s across a good chunk of the nation. more of your forecast coming up. >>> and the weather is a major factor in the battle against the devastating wildfires in new mexico including the one threatening the los alamos nuclear lab. >> reporter: as firefighters try to keep the flames at bay with control burn, the runaway fire continues to consume trees and brush in the rugged mountains above the town of los alamos. the fire has now blackened more than 113,000 acres but it's moving away from town and the nuclear laboratory. good news according to the fire chief, but not enough. >> kind of between a rock and hard place, because we're trying to repopulate but we don't want to put people in danger. >> reporter: los
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Jul 11, 2011 9:00am EDT
. >> this is that time of year, august is a big time. here's what you want to do because a lot of times pta is not so forthright with how much they want you to give. go to the school administrator, contact them directly now, ask what is the average budget the pta is looking for per parent. many will tell you. if it doesn't fit your budget contact the pta administrators and staff and say here's what i can of for the to give, i can't give any more. i can give time and skill. >> you want to budget that. >> exactly. and the next, you know, we also have a lot of uncomfortable situations, i think, people ask us how much do you make, whether it's friend or family members. you know, or where did you get that and where can i get that? >> it can get annoying. how do you handle that? >> there's a difference between saying i love your shoes and i love you shoes where can i get them. >> right. >> first, be sensitive to that. second, if you're the one getting asked that question, honestly is sometimes the best policy. target, on sale. or reflect the question. the price of your home, look at that plant, or whatever
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Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> the orioles and bring out the big bats, but so did the red sox. keith mills has highlights. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think baltimore city should repeal its newly adopted bottle tax? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. so far so good. not dealing with any new incidents. a nice ride on the west side coming down from 795. on 795 from owings mills, no delays to report there. problem-free ride i-95 from the northeast. so far so good on the north side. this is belair road. this is inner loop traffic towards 95. no delays to report there. 95 coming out of 152, mountain road, harford county, a smooth ride. not even a side of a haboob. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> look what i started. we need a counter about how many times we say "haboob." as w
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Jul 23, 2011 1:30pm EDT
, champ? can you show us some of your signature moves? is it scary being in front of big crowds? no, you like it? you're the champ! what's your favorite trick? he wants us to follow him, let's go. he's a pretty good driver. whoa! pretty nice. can i help you get the crowd riled during the game? all right. let's do it! see ya out there. i'll see ya out there. go yankees! hey, we're here with the pinstripe patrol right now. today, i am an honorary member, but we need to find out what to do first. >> tonight, we're going to take it easy on you. all you have to do with us is the, cupid shuffle, which i'm sure you've already heard of and know, so we'll take the initiation easy, and you can hop in on that dance with us. >> do you have any advice for me? >> as long as you have a smile on, the fans will adopt you right into our crew. >> all right, thank you. >> hey, guys. how ya doing today? >> hey, how ya doing? are you ready for the baseball game? >> yeah. >> all right. >> can i have a high five from everyone? >> thank you. >> all right. we'll see you later. >> this is our new edition to our pi
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Jul 17, 2011 5:00am EDT
events. >> i was in the house and just heard the big explosion. >> when tyrone butler came outside -- >> there was a van, a van. that van was just into a bus and that guy was laying out there. >> the driver of this mercedes caused a three-car accident but police say it started on the 2000 block of liberty avenue. someone shot a man multiple times then took off in the victim's car. police spotted the mercedes then police put out a description of the call. >> we got a call saying that white mercedes had crashed and struck two vehicles, ejecting one man out of his vehicle, a van that was moving. >> the man was rushed to the hospital. he is expected to survive. >> at least two people ran out of the mercedes and tried to ran away. >> police found him in the yard not too far from where we're standing. his leg was broken. >> one suspect was hiding behind a house up against trash next to the porch. so we believe there's one more suspect out there. >> the search continues for that suspect and the charges are pending for the man in custody. >> the suspect in police custody is being treated f
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Jul 24, 2011 8:00am EDT
shooting massacre in memory. at least 85 murdered. >> he was going around killing people like it was no big deal. >> he was just shooting everyone. he wasn't thinking. it was like a nightmare. i don't believe this is true. >> reporter: police said the suspect hunted the victims ages 12 to 19, shooting them for 90 minutes. but when police finally arrived, this is his moment of surrender, no resistance. he had no police record. >> we have not arrested him before on anything like that. >> reporter: police say in may, the suspect bought six tons of fertilizer, similar to the kind tim thi mcveigh used in oklahoma city. it may have been used to make the bomb. after setting off the car bomb that killed seven in oslo's central square, the suspect drove to the island less than an hour away dressed as a policeman. he told the teenagers, he needed to protect them after the oslo bombing. he gathered them close, and opened fire. >> the reason i thought it was a game or, i don't know, something else, was like not high sound, but silenced or something. like fireworks. >> reporter: as they fled through the
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Jul 27, 2011 4:30am EDT
yesterday in new england. springfield got nailed in massachusetts by a pretty big storm, possibly even a tornado. this morning no tornadoes. we do have rain around minneapolis and some thunderstorms at this hour, and we're also watching showers and storms rolling through nebraska, approaching omaha and sioux city. as far as your forecast goes, more thunderstorms likely minneapolis to chicago. the heat wave in the middle of the country. a pretty nice day in the northeast and mid-atlantic. tip cal summer weather. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. beautiful day in areas like detroit. 85. maryland, not too bad today. baltimore, a little warm. near 89. st. louis, that's where we are very hot. a little humid, too. that's where you have an excessive heat warning in effect for today. >>> pretty nice day, say, on the east coast. things will warm up towards the weekend. details coming up. >> thank you for that. >>> stocks stumble on washington uncertainty, and the bond surprises. a fun part that was no fun for one couple. your early morning business headlines are straight ahe
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Jul 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
. the key sticking point is this issue of raising the debt limit, large enough, big enough, so that it gets us through 2012, gets us into the spring of 2013. right now, of course, the boehner bill and what republicans were supporting would have this debt limit come to another vote in the next -- >> at this point in time -- >> harry reid wants to do is simply figure out a way to satisfy the second round of deficit reduction, create a stronger trigger potentially, whatever he can come to, to get more republicans to support his way in order to get this debt limit passed 2012. i think he's going to come to an agreement. the question is, how big of an agreement is it? is it an agreement that barely gets the eight republicans he wants? or does it get 20 republicans and sends a strong, bipartisan message to make sure this thing doesn't get gummed up again in the house. >> does he have a dance partner in terms of a republican willing to negotiate? >> reporter: he's got a few dance partners potentially, but right now he's not working very well with mitch mcconnell. that's not clear. but don't be sur
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Jul 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
while. right now here's that big upper level ridge, but we're getting a little cooler air coming in. this, though, back in canada, this is where the real relief comes. as we move into the early part of next week, by tuesday, the heat breaks in the north east. seasonal in the mid atlantic states. unfortunately for our friends in the south and the southwest and gulf koes coast the heat goes on. >> thank you very much. we'll get the rest of the fra forecast coming up. but let's turn to the idea of how dangerous the temperatures are. we're have dr. nancy snyderman with more tips. just remind us. >> the heat wave like this, elderly and the very young people with breathing conditions. but right now, frankly, everyone is at risk. it's a reminder that as many people die of heat-related illnesses than all the natural disasters. number one thing, ann, is called heat stroke. that's where you're literally, your core body temperature goes high, up to 103 degrees. you stop sweating. your skin turns hot, red and dry. h is a medical emergency. you take the cooler and dump the ice on them. >> it's h
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Jul 6, 2011 4:30am EDT
through, and it's the winds from the thunderstorm. often the thunderstorms die and send out a big gust of wind, and then, of course, the sandy soil and dust just picks up and blows right through, and the phoenix area is where you saw those pictures from, but that was also widespread all through southern portions of arizona and now those thunderstorms producing flooding around lake havisu city. 102 in dallas. it was 104 in oklahoma city. this area has not caught a break. much of the country was very warm. how is this? we've now had in oklahoma city, 16 100 degree days this year. that's more than las vegas whose had 15. can you see dallas, san anthony, many areas, even austin at 21 are on this list. normally phoenix and tucson are. we expect that today. that's a look at the national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today we'll call it 93 in philadelphia. many areas of the country are very warm. you notice there's going to be a lot of pop-up thunderstorms. very typical of summertime weather through the southeast. also around chicago a chance of a storm today
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Jul 14, 2011 4:30am EDT
in the jet stream in the northeast. also the big dip in the jet stream in the west. that forces this ridge just to grow and increase in the middle of the country. this is where the heat's going to turn up. also the humidity, too. already excessive heat watches in areas around kansas city and tulsa. everywhere in yellow today, a heat advisory. that's not too bad. the worst is going to come in the days ahead. for today, we're going 103 in oklahoma city. 102 in dallas. 100s widespread from texas up into kansas. a little positive part here, notice it's much better, only 80s and low 90s in the southeast with rain this afternoon. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today i want to talk about absolutely gorgeous conditions. you have to just love this weather pattern from d.c. northwards up through new england, back into the great lakes and ohio valley. some of the best summer weather of the season. i almost feel guilty saying how nice it's going to be in some areas. >> i won't make you do that. >>> big ben boosts stocks. oil bubble's up a
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Jul 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >> from your mouth. all right, bill. thank you. >>> well, a big euro debt deal, a new owner for chrysler, and a royal dash through duty-free. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, captain america's mission was to fight the nazis, but he has an even tougher mission this weekend at the box office, beating harry potter. >>> coming up, one save and a beauty. the nfl owners are ready for football, but are the players? you're watching "early today." >>> good morning, and welcome back to "elearly today." i'm lynn berry. senior defense officials tell nbc news today the pentagon will announce that both secretary of defense leon panetta and all of the joint chiefs have certified the military is ready to repeal don't ask don't tell. president obama signed a preel of the military's ban on openly gay troops. since then the military has been preparing for enlisting the ban. >>> a new cnn poll shows 64% of americans think the u.s. should play a dominant role in space exploration. half of all americans think the end of the shuttle program is bad for the united states. >>> p
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Jul 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
in the high stakes showdown over the nation's debt. >>> tax grab. big airlines decide not to pass on savings from a temporary government tax halt to consumers. >>> and sticker shock. a japanese department store offers one of the most expensive box lunches ever. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning. i'm amara sohn. today we begin with dualing over the debt. president obama and house speaker john boehner he escalated the battle over the debt limit last night. they both appealed to american television viewers in speeches that reflect the two sides being farther apart than ever on the issue. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: president obama came on primetime tv to fan public outrage. one week until default, and still no deal. >> this is no way to run the greatest country on earth. >> reporter: not raising the debt limit would cost all of us. >> interest rates would skyrocket on credit cards, mortgages, and car loans. that results on a huge tax hike on the american people. >> reporter: tax hikes are the problem republicans refuse. driven by tea part
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Jul 27, 2011 9:00am EDT
-old halle, a student politician. this boy's family called him a big bear, killed trying to save his friends. some of the victims were immigrants or children of immigrants, whom people hated so much by the killer, 32-year-old anders breivik. he used special bullets to explode inside the body. a doctor here said he had never seen such internal destruction. survivors may be traumatized. >> i knew it was over. i knew this was -- i'm going to die now. >> reporter: adrian, 21 years old. >> screamed out that he was going to kill us all, that this was the day that we must dionne. >> reporter: adrian was shot in the neck and shoulder. he played dead. and anders breivik moved on. most of the teenagers had cell phones and called home. anguished parents called police. and some texted their children throughout the ordeal. the first message from judy, 16 years old. mummy, tell the police to come quick. people are dying here. her mother couldn't leave the kitchen table. she answered, the police know. they've had many calls. give a sign of life every five minutes. julie, we are in fear of our lives. mother
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Jul 17, 2011 2:30am EDT
've got big money clients putting money to work. the corporate sector still strong? >> you know, this is one of those dichotomies that has existed for a few years now, where the markets and the economy itself are on slightly different paths. following the financial crisis that we had in '08 and '09, there is a lot of expense taken out of the corporate side of the equations. and really strong earnings since then. originally just bottom line earnings, but in the last year or so some top-line improvement as well. we think that will probably continue through this upcoming earnings season. >> so you think the second half looks okay? >> we do, yes. >> michelle, what about you? we're still seeing overseas events really play out here, whether it's what happened this week in europe, now new concerns italy in the crosshairs, concerns about its debt. 120% of its gdp is debt. >> well, you know, and i think that's something we all need to be obviously watchful. the situation in europe doesn't impact the gdp of the u.s. directly. it isn't like we're worried about not being able to export to e
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Jul 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
outside in the downtown area. there is a cold front in the area. it will not bring any big changes in the temperatures. it will hold off the extreme heat from coming from the midwest. some areas of rain into the western part of the state. that may slow people down if they head out early this morning. we will have scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. >> thank you. police in florida believe a teenager killed his parents with a hammer. the teenager faces two counts of first-degree murder. police were called to the home sunday morning when they found the bodies along with a bloody hammer locked in their bedroom. investigators believe the younger boy killed his parents then hosted a party with dozens of teenagers the same night. >> u.s. and a million spill -- there was an ammonia spill in nebraska. crews began dousing the ammonia with water. another huge dust storm in arizona. video shows what it was like as it rolled into the phoenix area. visibility cause problems for drivers. the thick cloud nearly blocked out the sun is in turmoil. this is the second time this month a large dust
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Jul 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
been not a big deal but a small deal, something that would raise the debt limit. whether it's short term or long term. he wants a longer term. the advantage he's gained in public opinion, we saw that from our poll earlier in the week. it's why, by the way, speaker boehner was right when he said in his press conference, this wasn't about personalities, it was about different visions of country. house republicans are not playing politics. it's crazy politics what they're doing and republican leaders think it may hurt the party but it's what they believe and that's why we're at this point. >> john, it's interesting, speaker boehner called his press conference a few minutes after president obama but notably after the markets had already closed. was this intentional? >> reporter: absolutely it was intentional. the speaker was trying to do what he could to minimize the fallout from the collapse of these talks. and that's why there's urgency in meetings today and also on sunday to try to come to some resolution before markets open on monday in the hope that they can avoid a negative reacti
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Jul 13, 2011 4:30am EDT
to the tune of $265 billion in damages so far and it is only july. >>> well, the mets make a big trade and shoonenagians at the tour de france. >>> plus the pads meltdown. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> that's the way to do it. your forecast during the day today, a lot of pop-up thunderstorms and the heat continues. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports with an eye on the bottom line the cash-strapped nets send their closer k rod packing. here's mario solis with an early look at all of your sports headlines. >>> hi, there. good morning. the mets and the brewers were wheeling and dealing. new york-traded closer francisco rodriguez from milwaukee for a pair of players to be named later. he was in line for a $17.5 million option, something the mets wanted no part of. now the phoenix for the all-star game. the red sox adrian gonzalez flexing his muscles once again last night, giving the american league a 1-0 lead with a solo shot in fourth. >>> who says there's no defense in all-star game
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Jul 24, 2011 6:30pm EDT
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